Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter Reay in the No.28 DHL Honda set the fastest time in the second practice session at the Mid-Ohio sports car course ahead of Sunday’s Honda Indy 200.
Hunter Reay set a fastest time of 01:05.1950s and ended the session just ahead of Will Power in the No.12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet while Graham Rahal in No.15 Fifth Third Bank Honda.
Spencer Pigot was fourth for Ed Carpenter Racing just ahead of Alexander Rossi in the No.27 NAPA Auto Parts Honda for Andretti Autosport.
Marco Andretti was 6th fastest for Andretti Herta Autosport just ahead of series points leader Scott Dixon in the No.9 PNC Bank Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing just ahead of his team mate Ed Jones in the No.10 NTT DATA Honda.
Josef Newgarden in the No.1 Hitachi Chevrolet for Team Penske brought out the red flag briefly after going off track but finished the session in ninth place.
Jack Harvey rounded out the top ten for Meyer Shank Racing with SPM despite suffering a mechanical issue with his No.60 AutoNation Honda which forced him to stop on track however fortunately the Englishman who is competing in six races in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season was able to get back on track before the end of the session.
Simon Pagenaud in the No.22 Menards Chevrolet for Team Penske was 11th fastest just ahead of Zach Veach who suffered another off track excursion.
Robert Wickens was 13th fastest in the No.6 Lucas Oil Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just ahead of Sebastien Bourdais in the No.18 Team SealMaster Honda who was fastest this morning.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports James Hinchcliffe in the No.5 Arrow Electronics Honda was 15th fastest just ahead of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Takuma Sato while Carlin Racing’s Max Chilton was 17th in the No.59 Gallagher Chevrolet.
It was a great session for Pietro Fittipaldi who on his return from injury ended the session in 18th place for Dale Coyne Racing.
AJ Foyt Racing’s Tony Kanaan and Matheus Matt Leist were 19th and 20th respectively. Jordan King was 21st just ahead of Conor Daly and Charlie Kimball while Rene Binder rounded out the order in 24th place.